Duck Questions

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Theeggboxtoo, Mar 9, 2011.

  1. Theeggboxtoo

    Theeggboxtoo Songster

    Oct 5, 2010
    Alabama
    I'm looking into getting ducks for eggs and i have a few questions:

    Will they make my yard look bad because they eat everything?

    What kind of house do they need?

    Will they get my pond dirty?

    Can they eat chicken food?

    Will the drakes attack me?

    How often do they go broody?

    Do they get along with chickens?

    Can they be nice if you give them enough attention?

    Can you hatch eggs in a hovabator, and how much humidity do they need to hatch?

    Is it easier to start with ducklings?

    Rebecca
     
  2. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress

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    I don't have ducks, but those are good questions. Who out there has ducks?
     
  3. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

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    Quote:Hope some of this may help you in your descision making.
     
  4. Theeggboxtoo

    Theeggboxtoo Songster

    Oct 5, 2010
    Alabama
    Quote:Hope some of this may help you in your descision making.

    we have ivy, tulips and a bunch of flowers, will they eat them?
    can they eat this,

    Chicken
    Shelled Corn
    Cracked Corn
    16% Layer
    20% Starter
    Scratch - 4 grain

    our feed store makes their own feed and this is what they have on their website.
     

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